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Sarah Palin’s Missing Skin

I’m looking forward to reading Sarah Palin’s book. Like Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father, Palin’s Going Rogue will likely give insights into how she thinks, and who she is at a much deeper level than hyper-partisan electoral politics could ever give. I expect to come away from reading it with an even stronger liking [...]

Earth calling Sarah. Come in, Sarah…?

This would be funny, if the subject had not been presented already to voters as a credible candidate for one of the highest offices in the country.  (Alaska Daily News) Gov. Sarah Palin’s personal attorney issued a statement Saturday denouncing rumors that Palin resigned because she is under criminal investigation and threatening legal action for [...]

Sarah Palin: The Political Lesson Learned

This, I’m sad to say, is absolutely right: The lesson that the ruthless corners of the political world will take from the rise, fall, and departure of Sarah Palin that if you attack a politician’s children nastily enough and relentlessly enough, you can get anybody to quit. A hideous, but logical, outcome. My chron post [...]

Palin loses (part of) the base

Oops: Governor, let me ask you about immigration. How many undocumented immigrants are there in Alaska? I don’t know, I don’t know. That’s a good question. As governor, how do you deal with them? Do you think they all should be deported? There is no way that in the US we would roundup every illegal [...]

Stuck with the Palin Joker

This really is the only card in the McCain deck that has much value now: Few believe the GOP has any chance to reclaim either chamber of Congress.  But many in the party have sought to keep a brave public face on their prospects. Now, with under a month until  Election Day, McCain’s campaign has apparently decided that [...]